LROC 17th PDS Release

The 17th LROC Planetary Data System release includes images acquired between 2013-09-16 to 2013-12-15. This release contains 65,014 EDR images - totaling 9 TB, and 63,709 CDR images - totaling 19 TB. The difference of 1305 products between EDR and CDR volumes are a result of an LRO Sun safe event on 2013-331. An additional 18 NAC Digital Terrain Models (DTM) were also released, making a total of 189 NAC DTMs released to date.

As of 15 March 2014, EDR and CDR products for Volumes 1-15 were regenerated and released. All EDR products are now version v1.7 and all CDR products are now version v1.8.

To date, the LROC Team has delivered 1,246,563 LROC images - totaling 141 TB for EDR (raw data) and over 9,572 derived (RDR) data products to the NASA Planetary Data System. The complete LROC PDS archive can be accessed via the URL:

One can also search for specific images or mosaic products using the LROC WMS Browse interface. Also, please be sure and try out our Quickmap interface!

The LROC Team has also released calibration images acquired prior to the launch of LRO. These images can be accessed via the URL (files are not part of the PDS web interface). Documents and indices pertaining to these files can be found in the LROLRC_0001 volume DOCUMENTS and INDEX folders.

Published by Ernest Bowman-Cisneros on 10 March 2014